Lawyer Bashing: The Curious Case of Cully Stimson, Vol. 50, No. 8 RES GESTAE 32 (April 2007)

Last May, I wrote in these pages about judge bashing, suggesting that lawyers should do more to defend judges in the face of reckless and unwarranted criticism. Rule of Professional Conduct 8.2(a) prohibits lawyers from making false or reckless statements that impugn judicial integrity.  Curiously, we don’t have a rule that protects lawyers from unjust [...]